Cocorite man held for attempted robbery in Siparia

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Cocorite man held for attempted robbery in Siparia

A 30-year-old Cocorite man was detained by officers in the South Western Division following an attempted robbery at a Grell Street, Siparia supermarket on September 2nd, 2022.

According to reports, two men entered the supermarket around 7:30pm on the said date and announced a hold up. One suspect appeared to be armed with a shotgun. The security guard at the establishment opened fire on the men, injuring the armed assailant in the process.

A report was made and officers of the Siparia Criminal Investigations Department, South Western Division Task Force and the Siparia Police Station responded.

The armed suspect, a 26-year-old male from Siparia and Penal, was taken to the Siparia Health Facility to be treated for his injuries while the 30-year-old Cocorite man was detained.
A shotgun was recovered from the scene and investigations are ongoing.